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Accessible Information Standard – know your rights

Thank you to Healthwatch Suffolk for sharing this information. The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that provide NHS or adult social care. Here’s some key information about what it means for your … Read Article about Accessible Information Standard – know your rights

The Accessible Information Standard

Thank you to Healthwatch Suffolk for sharing this information. The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that provide NHS or adult social care. Here’s some key information about what it means for your rights when it … Read Article about The Accessible Information Standard

Leading charities call for accessible voting for all

Leading charities like Mencap and Sense have co-signed a letter from United Response, calling on government to guarantee accessible voting for people with disabilities and autism. There are approximately 1.5 million people with a learning … Read Article about Leading charities call for accessible voting for all

Leading charities and political figures call for accessible voting for all

Leading charities like Mencap and Sense have co-signed a letter from United Response, calling on government to guarantee accessible voting for people with disabilities and autism. There are approximately 1.5 million people with a learning … Read Article about Leading charities and political figures call for accessible voting for all

Supported Loving toolkit

The Supported Loving network has produced a series of guides to help support people with learning disabilities and autistic people with issues around sex and relationships. Supported Loving is a human rights-based campaign, with associated network … Read Article about Supported Loving toolkit

Your care, your way

Clear, understandable information is important to help you make the right health and care decisions. Join this national Healthwatch campaign, and have your say on what needs to change. Everyone should be told about healthcare in the way they need … Read Article about Your care, your way

Accessible information from NHS and care services – know your rights

Healthwatch Suffolk have written some helpful information about accessible information from NHS and care organisations. What is the Accessible Information Standard? The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that … Read Article about Accessible information from NHS and care services – know your rights

Coronavirus vaccine for children and young people, aged 12 to 15

 This easy read guide is for children and young people and their families and carers. You can view the guide by clicking the link below. Link not displaying? Try here: … Read Article about Coronavirus vaccine for children and young people, aged 12 to 15

Online event to help carers in Suffolk access support

To mark Carers Rights Day carers across Suffolk are invited to join an online event to find out about the support available to them. The event is open to everyone and will include speakers, information on the support available to carers, what … Read Article about Online event to help carers in Suffolk access support

Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The legal resources directory from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a series of practical resources designed to help you get the information you need about the law and rights, covering a range of topics. The resources cover things such as: … Read Article about Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

‘Hear me, See Me’ Autism workshop

Autism Bedfordshire are running 'Hear Me, See Me' workshops online for people in the East of England. Inequalities and rights accessing healthcare - an online workshop for parents/carers A workshop for carers or parents of autistic adults in … Read Article about ‘Hear me, See Me’ Autism workshop

The treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities: a report from the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

Information below extracted from the summary of the full report: https://committees.parliament.uk/publications/6669/documents/71689/default/ - some sentences shortened/simplified. The poor treatment of autistic people and people with learning … Read Article about The treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities: a report from the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

New easy read guide to the right to accessible information!

About the easy read guide The British Institute of Human Rights have launched a new easy read resource on the right to accessible information! The guide is for anyone who is interested in the right to accessible information.  Read the guide … Read Article about New easy read guide to the right to accessible information!

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...